Kimbell’s Exhibit “Flesh and Blood” extended through July!

Kimbell’s Exhibit “Flesh and Blood” extended through July!

HUGE NEWS! The Kimbell Art Museum — a Fort Worth Gem and easily one of the finest small art museums in the nation, has announced that their extraordinarly collection of Italian rennaisance paintings is sticking around for a few more weeks! The special exhibition Flesh and Blood—featuring nearly forty masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum in Naples, one of the most important fine arts collections in Italy—is extended through July!

 

This incredible gathering of pictures will be a journey through the major artistic achievements of Italian Renaissance and Baroque painting, featuring captivating stories, from Christian martyrdom to mythological passion, and diverse formats and purposes, from the intimacy of private devotion to the grandeur of state portraiture. Captured masterfully by the greatest talents of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, including Titian, Raphael, El Greco, Annibale Carracci, Artemisia Gentileschi, Jusepe Ribera, and Luca Giordano, these extraordinarily beautiful scenes can be moving or imposing, violent, extravagant, or even seductive.

The Renaissance paintings in the Capodimonte Museum come from the collections of the Farnese family, among the richest and most powerful Italian clans during the sixteenth century. Their destiny was secured by the election of Alessandro Farnese as Pope

Paul III in 1534, and their impressive palace in Rome embodied their ambition and glory. The Farnese were exceptional patrons, commissioning works from the most prestigious artists of their time. As a result of dynastic alliances, some of their greatest paintings came to Naples, including portraits of Alessandro by Raphael and (after his coronation as Pope) by Titian.

The Capodimonte collection’s second major component, Baroque painting, has a more local origin. In the seventeenth century, Naples was one of the largest, richest, and liveliest cities in Europe, far more cosmopolitan than Paris or London. Artists—both native-born and foreign—took advantage of this situation, making works of the Neapolitan school of painting among the most relevant and desired.

The show will draw from the best of both the Renaissance and Baroque holdings of the museum, starting with the famous portrait of the elegant beauty Antea by Parmigianino and the ravishing Danaë painted by Titian for the pope’s grandson, Cardinal Alessandro Farnese. Annibale Carracci’s Pietà and Guido Reni’s Atalanta and Hippomenes will face off against Ribera’s Drunken Silenus and Giovanni Battista Caracciolo’s Virgin of the Purgatory in a contest of Northern Italian classicism versus Neapolitan Caravaggism. An additional and exceptional Caravaggio loan, The Flagellation of Christ, exhibits the artist’s powerful influence on the painters of Naples, including on Gentileschi and Massimo Stanzione, who bring colors—including blood red—to the dark and violent world of Neapolitan tenebrism, leading to the seductive Baroque style. Giovan Battista Recco, Giovanni Battista Ruppolo and Andrea Belvedere will lure all eyes with their magnificent and somehow mysterious still lifes, their flowers bravely blooming against the tumultuous historical tapestry of patrons, painters and paintings woven in 17th-century Naples.

 

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Kimbell’s Exhibit “Flesh and Blood” extended through July!

HUGE NEWS! The Kimbell Art Museum — a Fort Worth Gem and easily one of the finest small art museums in the nation, has announced that their extraordinarly collection of Italian rennaisance paintings is sticking around for a few more weeks! The special exhibition Flesh...

10 Pairs of FREE TICKETS to Urban Artist Market!

THIS JUST IN! We've got 10 SETS OF FREE TICKETS to the Urban Artist Market! We'll send a set to each of the FIRST TEN SUBSCRIBERS that sign up for the giveaway.  Sign up ASAP!The Fourth Urban Artist Market will be held on July 17-18...

Sign up for the Stockyards Heritage Club!

The Stockyards Heritage Club kicks off this month — a free club for fans of the old west and legendary Fort Worth Stockyards. Each month members get free parking and exclusive deals designed to encourage and reward more of their visits. With something new literally...

Taste Community Restaurant opens PATIO!

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The Modern announces July MODERN TV Screenings

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Eat Local | Eat Often

Buy a Tee — Save some Jobs! This has been a devastating year for the local culinary scene.  What's Up Fort Worth has been on the lookout for ways to #supportthefort and assist local restaurants with funds to stay afloat while we're social distancing.  We've partnered...

Fourth of July Fun and Fireworks!

  What’s Up —Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks The most complete list of Fourth of July fireworks displays and festivals in North Texas.  With changes daily in the safety protocols surrounding COVID-19, What’s Up Fort Worth suggests that you check the website for...

Main Street Arts Festival Cancelled

We love our city, and we love our amazing annual festivals. 2020 has been a tough year for a lot of reasons, but one of those is watching our friends make tough decisions to postpone our favorite annual events. This just in from Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. The board of...

Museum of Science & History postpones Reopen

UPDATED July 7: Given the spike in COVID-19 cases in the Metroplex during the last two weeks, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to delay the reopening of our Museum, originally planned for mid-July.  We have been preparing for our reopening since the...

Fossil Rim in the running for #1 Wildlife Center!

Fort Worth has a lot of outstanding opportunities to experience wildlife! With the #5 Zoo in the nation, we're already spoiled! But we've got a hiddin jewel in Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.  This week we discovered that Fossil Rim is in the running for USAToday's 10...

Sign up for the Stockyards Heritage Club!

Sign up for the Stockyards Heritage Club!

The Stockyards Heritage Club kicks off this month — a free club for fans of the old west and legendary Fort Worth Stockyards.

  • Each month members get free parking and exclusive deals designed to encourage and reward more of their visits.
  • With something new literally happening every week in the Stockyards, the Heritage Club is a fun and effective way to stay in touch with locals each month.
  • Participants can sign up at any time on the at fortworthstockyards.com website or by visiting the booth in the Stockyards.

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Kimbell’s Exhibit “Flesh and Blood” extended through July!

HUGE NEWS! The Kimbell Art Museum — a Fort Worth Gem and easily one of the finest small art museums in the nation, has announced that their extraordinarly collection of Italian rennaisance paintings is sticking around for a few more weeks! The special exhibition Flesh...

10 Pairs of FREE TICKETS to Urban Artist Market!

THIS JUST IN! We've got 10 SETS OF FREE TICKETS to the Urban Artist Market! We'll send a set to each of the FIRST TEN SUBSCRIBERS that sign up for the giveaway.  Sign up ASAP!The Fourth Urban Artist Market will be held on July 17-18...

Sign up for the Stockyards Heritage Club!

The Stockyards Heritage Club kicks off this month — a free club for fans of the old west and legendary Fort Worth Stockyards. Each month members get free parking and exclusive deals designed to encourage and reward more of their visits. With something new literally...

Taste Community Restaurant opens PATIO!

We were thrilled when we heard about the reopening of Near Southside's Taste Community Restaurant, a "pay what you can afford" culinary experience designed to help feed and serve Tarrant County's food insecure population. The food is outstanding, and we highly...

The Modern announces July MODERN TV Screenings

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has played a huge role in placing Fort Worth on the map for Arts. While viewing their gallery and exploring museum is an unparalleled experience, they're always at work providing outstanding digital and virtual experiences.  This...

Eat Local | Eat Often

Buy a Tee — Save some Jobs! This has been a devastating year for the local culinary scene.  What's Up Fort Worth has been on the lookout for ways to #supportthefort and assist local restaurants with funds to stay afloat while we're social distancing.  We've partnered...

Fourth of July Fun and Fireworks!

  What’s Up —Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks The most complete list of Fourth of July fireworks displays and festivals in North Texas.  With changes daily in the safety protocols surrounding COVID-19, What’s Up Fort Worth suggests that you check the website for...

Main Street Arts Festival Cancelled

We love our city, and we love our amazing annual festivals. 2020 has been a tough year for a lot of reasons, but one of those is watching our friends make tough decisions to postpone our favorite annual events. This just in from Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. The board of...

Museum of Science & History postpones Reopen

UPDATED July 7: Given the spike in COVID-19 cases in the Metroplex during the last two weeks, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to delay the reopening of our Museum, originally planned for mid-July.  We have been preparing for our reopening since the...

Fossil Rim in the running for #1 Wildlife Center!

Fort Worth has a lot of outstanding opportunities to experience wildlife! With the #5 Zoo in the nation, we're already spoiled! But we've got a hiddin jewel in Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.  This week we discovered that Fossil Rim is in the running for USAToday's 10...
Fourth of July Fun and Fireworks!

Fourth of July Fun and Fireworks!

 

What’s Up —Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks

The most complete list of Fourth of July fireworks displays and festivals in North Texas.  With changes daily in the safety protocols surrounding COVID-19, What’s Up Fort Worth suggests that you check the website for your event of interest.  Have a safe and Happy 4th of July weekend!

 July 3rd – 4th:  Fort Worth Stockyards — Red, White, & Boots 4th of July Celebration

Starting Friday, July 3 the Fort Worth Stockyards is celebrating Independence Day with the Red, White, & Boots 4th of July Celebration. The celebration, which runs through Sunday, July 5 will offer a picnic atmosphere on the lawn, making it easy to social distance, complete with refreshing cold beverages from Shiner Bock including $4 16oz drafts. Guests can also enjoy the celebration with the Boots Campaign display to support military families.

On Saturday from 11am-3pm, DFW’s favorite country music radio The Ranch 95.9 will be broadcasting live from the Stockyards. The music continues throughout the weekend with live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Water Tower Stage, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Stockyards Station, and from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday on the Livestock Exchange Building Veranda.

https://fortworthstockyards.com/

July 4th:  Fort Worth’s Fourth at Panther Island Pavilion

Fort Worth’s Fourth boasts the “Largest Fireworks Show in North Texas!”       

For the health and safety of the community, this year’s annual Fort Worth’s Fourth celebration has been modified. Fort Worth will still be home to the largest fireworks show in North Texas; however, the festival portion of the event is canceled.  Thanks to generous contributions from Lockheed Martin and TRWD, the fireworks show will be bigger and brighter so you can see from a distance. Watch the show from anywhere as it will be live-streamed at fox4news.com and tune into 95.9 The Ranch for the music. 

Panther Island Pavilion will be closed and there will be no activities. https://pantherislandpavilion.com/event/fort-worths-fourth/

July 3rd – 4th:  Coyote Drive In 4th of July Celebration

It’s that time of the year again! The Coyote Drive In 4th of July celebration is finally here! They will be hosting their own Fireworks show on July 3rd and will be open on July 4th so you can get a great spot to see the Firework show the City of Fort Worth will be hosting, which is the largest in North Texas. 

Review these changes due to COVID-19:
To keep track of vehicle capacity, we are selling admission by vehicle spot. This allows you to bring as many people in your vehicle as number of seatbelts.
No Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit, Nissan NV3500 HD will be admitted.
Please buy tickets early as spot are limited. https://www.facebook.com/events/910193836111344/

July 3rd:  City of Mansfield Rockin 4th of July and Fireworks

Mansfield is ready to rock? Independence Day really rocks when you spend it in your favorite hometown at Mansfield’s Rockin’ 4th of July festival. Enjoy bounce houses, games, live music and more before the legendary fireworks show, all at Big League Dreams. All parking is offsite at Vernon Newsom Stadium with free charter shuttles running continuously all night. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. Celebrate America with your friends and neighbors in Mansfield, USA.

https://www.mansfieldtexas.gov/793/Rockin-4th-of-July

July 4th:  City of Burleson 4th of July Concert & Fireworks

Bring your own chairs, blankets and picnic, there will also be concession available. Patrons are encouraged to sit on the field surrounding the stage, in the bleachers or on most of the fields throughout the park. The concession stand will be open but patrons may also bring a picnic and beverages. No alcohol, glass bottles, pets or tents are permitted in the park. There is a fence that dedicates an area to the concert and concert goers. Canopies can be set up outside of that fence.  Fireworks, including sparklers, are also not permitted. No outside vendors are allowed within the park.

Lions Club Parade

9 a.m. – Parade Starts
Parade route and more information 

Concert & Fireworks
5 p.m. – Gates open
7:30 p.m. – Concert starts featuring Fast Lane, an Eagles Tribute Band
9:20 p.m. – Fireworks show

Location  Chisenhall Sports Complex, 500 W Hidden Creek Parkway

Cost  Free

https://www.burlesontx.com/1780/4th-of-July-Celebration

July 4th:  37th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza Grapevine, Texas

On Saturday, July 4, Grapevine celebrates in true patriotic style with the 37th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza. This free 24-minute fireworks spectacular over Lake Grapevine begins at 9:30 p.m. and is set to patriotic music, The fireworks display is the perfect way to celebrate America’s birthday.

https://www.grapevinetexasusa.com/summertime-in-grapevine/july-fourth/july-4th-fireworks-extravaganza/

July 4th:  Spark in the Park Concerts & Fireworks July 4th Celebration — Weatherford, Texas

Experience Weatherford is excited to announce that after the Governor lifted restrictions on outdoor events, so they are planning the best Spark in the Park yet! On July 4th at Heritage Park we’re going to celebrate Independence Day with a concert and a fireworks show that will

blow you away! This year we have Giovannie and the Hired Guns performing from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm and headliner Jack Ingram performing from 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm. After that, we’ll roll into the biggest and best fireworks show that we’ve had yet (you’re definitely going to want to stay for the grand

finale). The event grounds open at 5:30 pm for parking. Fireworks start at approximately 9:30 pm, we’ll see you there!

https://www.experienceweatherford.com/events/2020/sparkinthepark2020

July 3rd – 4th:  Granbury’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Festival — Granbury, Texas

Granbury’s proud tradition of celebrating Independence Day returns to a multi-day event this year, thanks to the Granbury Chamber of Commerce and its sponsors. Festivities that are sure to stir patriotic spirits begin on Friday, July 3rd. The Chamber is celebrating 46 years of patriotic tradition with fireworks and family fun!

https://www.visitgranbury.com/event/46th-annual-old-fashioned-4th-of-july-celebration/11577/

July 3rd:  Addison KaboomTown — Addison, Texas

The Town of Addison has made the difficult decision to move the 2020 Addison Kaboom Town! fireworks show to a secure, out-of-town location that will be closed to the public. There will be no fireworks in Addison, and no in-person viewing. As previously announced, due to COVID-19 social distancing concerns the 2020 Watch Party in Addison Circle Park and the Addison Airport Airshow have been canceled.

The fireworks display, which will feature almost 30% more shells than last year, can still be viewed in the following ways:

*Streamed on the Town of Addison YouTube Channel at 9:30pm on Friday, July 3, 2020.

*Broadcast on CW33 on Saturday, July 4, 2020 (check local listings for times).

https://addisonkaboomtown.com/

July 3rd:  Southlake Stars & Stripes — Southlake, Texas

Southlake wants to celebrate our country’s birthday and honor our culture and community, all from the comfort of our own homes. Relax and enjoy the evening with friends and family. Explore our site and take a look at some patriotic ideas to make the night one to remember!

Fireworks:  Friday, July 3       9:30 p.m.

This year’s festivities will include a special commemorative video released on social media on July 3 and fireworks shot from Bicentennial Park. The park will be closed Friday, July 3, and will not be open for viewing the fireworks. 

https://www.visitsouthlaketexas.com/296/Southlake-Fireworks-2020

 

 

If you have a fireworks event in North Texas that you would like listed, email details to events@whatsupfortworth.com.

What’s Up Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks

The following Independence Day traditions have been cancelled or were not planned this year due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.  Look for these 4th of July Fireworks and Celebration events in 2021 and support these communities and organizations when you can!

  

Lone Stars and Stripes Celebration / Lone Star Park — Grand Prairie

Stars & Stripes Celebration at Viridian — Arlington, Texas

Family 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Show — North Richland Hills, Texas

Hurst Stars & Stripes Hurst, Texas

Bedford 4th FEST  Bedford, Texas

 

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Kimbell’s Exhibit “Flesh and Blood” extended through July!

HUGE NEWS! The Kimbell Art Museum — a Fort Worth Gem and easily one of the finest small art museums in the nation, has announced that their extraordinarly collection of Italian rennaisance paintings is sticking around for a few more weeks! The special exhibition Flesh...

10 Pairs of FREE TICKETS to Urban Artist Market!

THIS JUST IN! We've got 10 SETS OF FREE TICKETS to the Urban Artist Market! We'll send a set to each of the FIRST TEN SUBSCRIBERS that sign up for the giveaway.  Sign up ASAP!The Fourth Urban Artist Market will be held on July 17-18...

Sign up for the Stockyards Heritage Club!

The Stockyards Heritage Club kicks off this month — a free club for fans of the old west and legendary Fort Worth Stockyards. Each month members get free parking and exclusive deals designed to encourage and reward more of their visits. With something new literally...

Taste Community Restaurant opens PATIO!

We were thrilled when we heard about the reopening of Near Southside's Taste Community Restaurant, a "pay what you can afford" culinary experience designed to help feed and serve Tarrant County's food insecure population. The food is outstanding, and we highly...

The Modern announces July MODERN TV Screenings

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has played a huge role in placing Fort Worth on the map for Arts. While viewing their gallery and exploring museum is an unparalleled experience, they're always at work providing outstanding digital and virtual experiences.  This...

Eat Local | Eat Often

Buy a Tee — Save some Jobs! This has been a devastating year for the local culinary scene.  What's Up Fort Worth has been on the lookout for ways to #supportthefort and assist local restaurants with funds to stay afloat while we're social distancing.  We've partnered...

Fourth of July Fun and Fireworks!

  What’s Up —Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks The most complete list of Fourth of July fireworks displays and festivals in North Texas.  With changes daily in the safety protocols surrounding COVID-19, What’s Up Fort Worth suggests that you check the website for...

Main Street Arts Festival Cancelled

We love our city, and we love our amazing annual festivals. 2020 has been a tough year for a lot of reasons, but one of those is watching our friends make tough decisions to postpone our favorite annual events. This just in from Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. The board of...

Museum of Science & History postpones Reopen

UPDATED July 7: Given the spike in COVID-19 cases in the Metroplex during the last two weeks, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to delay the reopening of our Museum, originally planned for mid-July.  We have been preparing for our reopening since the...

Fossil Rim in the running for #1 Wildlife Center!

Fort Worth has a lot of outstanding opportunities to experience wildlife! With the #5 Zoo in the nation, we're already spoiled! But we've got a hiddin jewel in Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.  This week we discovered that Fossil Rim is in the running for USAToday's 10...
Main Street Arts Festival Cancelled

Main Street Arts Festival Cancelled

We love our city, and we love our amazing annual festivals. 2020 has been a tough year for a lot of reasons, but one of those is watching our friends make tough decisions to postpone our favorite annual events. This just in from Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.

The board of directors of Downtown Fort Worth Initiatives, Inc. (DFWII), producers of the 2020 MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival (MAIN ST.), has canceled the 2020 edition of the MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival, originally scheduled to take place on April 16-19, then postponed to September. Cancellation is due to increasing Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns and governmental recommendations for restricting large gatherings in order to prevent community spread.

MAIN ST.’s relaunch will be scheduled with overriding consideration given to public health and safety.

“It’s with a heavy heart that we’ve come to the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival,” said Nina Petty, chairwoman of the Festivals and Events Committee for DFWII, and member of the DFWII board of directors. “The safety and well-being of our festivalgoers, artists, entertainers, vendors, volunteers and sponsors remain our top priority, and we appreciate everyone’s continued support during these uncertain times.

“It’s an extremely difficult time for artists across the country,” said Jay Downie, festival producer. “We encourage everyone to visit our online artist gallery, browse through this year’s incredible lineup, and continue to support your favorite MAIN ST. artists who have been severely impacted by this year’s nationwide festival cancellations.”

ABOUT DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH INITIATIVES, INC.

Downtown Fort Worth Initiatives, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization formed in 1988 to complement the work of Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. by providing a funding pathway for charitable, educational and public-purpose activities, such as community festivals, affordable residential development, park improvements and management. Downtown Fort Worth Initiatives, Inc. produces the annual MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival and the GM Financial Parade of Lights, which have an economic impact of more than $28 million annually and attract hundreds of thousands of visitors to Downtown Fort Worth each year. For more information, visit www.DFWI.org.

Live Theater & Performing Arts

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Kimbell’s Exhibit “Flesh and Blood” extended through July!

HUGE NEWS! The Kimbell Art Museum — a Fort Worth Gem and easily one of the finest small art museums in the nation, has announced that their extraordinarly collection of Italian rennaisance paintings is sticking around for a few more weeks! The special exhibition Flesh...

10 Pairs of FREE TICKETS to Urban Artist Market!

THIS JUST IN! We've got 10 SETS OF FREE TICKETS to the Urban Artist Market! We'll send a set to each of the FIRST TEN SUBSCRIBERS that sign up for the giveaway.  Sign up ASAP!The Fourth Urban Artist Market will be held on July 17-18...

Sign up for the Stockyards Heritage Club!

The Stockyards Heritage Club kicks off this month — a free club for fans of the old west and legendary Fort Worth Stockyards. Each month members get free parking and exclusive deals designed to encourage and reward more of their visits. With something new literally...

Taste Community Restaurant opens PATIO!

We were thrilled when we heard about the reopening of Near Southside's Taste Community Restaurant, a "pay what you can afford" culinary experience designed to help feed and serve Tarrant County's food insecure population. The food is outstanding, and we highly...

The Modern announces July MODERN TV Screenings

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has played a huge role in placing Fort Worth on the map for Arts. While viewing their gallery and exploring museum is an unparalleled experience, they're always at work providing outstanding digital and virtual experiences.  This...

Eat Local | Eat Often

Buy a Tee — Save some Jobs! This has been a devastating year for the local culinary scene.  What's Up Fort Worth has been on the lookout for ways to #supportthefort and assist local restaurants with funds to stay afloat while we're social distancing.  We've partnered...

Fourth of July Fun and Fireworks!

  What’s Up —Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks The most complete list of Fourth of July fireworks displays and festivals in North Texas.  With changes daily in the safety protocols surrounding COVID-19, What’s Up Fort Worth suggests that you check the website for...

Main Street Arts Festival Cancelled

We love our city, and we love our amazing annual festivals. 2020 has been a tough year for a lot of reasons, but one of those is watching our friends make tough decisions to postpone our favorite annual events. This just in from Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. The board of...

Museum of Science & History postpones Reopen

UPDATED July 7: Given the spike in COVID-19 cases in the Metroplex during the last two weeks, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to delay the reopening of our Museum, originally planned for mid-July.  We have been preparing for our reopening since the...

Fossil Rim in the running for #1 Wildlife Center!

Fort Worth has a lot of outstanding opportunities to experience wildlife! With the #5 Zoo in the nation, we're already spoiled! But we've got a hiddin jewel in Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.  This week we discovered that Fossil Rim is in the running for USAToday's 10...

Museum of Science & History postpones Reopen

Museum of Science & History postpones Reopen

UPDATED July 7:

Given the spike in COVID-19 cases in the Metroplex during the last two weeks, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to delay the reopening of our Museum, originally planned for mid-July. 

We have been preparing for our reopening since the day the Museum closed its doors and have been working hard to continue to offer fun, safe experiences during these challenging times. However, as a responsible member of the community we need to respect the recommendation of healthcare professionals to eliminate unnecessary visitor contact.

We will continue to prepare for our eventual reopening and we will keep you informed. Although our doors remain closed, we will continue to offer fun, educational content for you and your family through the Discovery Lab Online video series and customized Online Field Trips. For the latest updates regarding our reopening timeline, please continue to visit our website at fwmuseum.org.

Thank you for continuing to support us throughout this time. We look forward to welcoming you back to experience the excitement of science and history as soon as we can.

Live Theater & Performing Arts

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Kimbell’s Exhibit “Flesh and Blood” extended through July!

HUGE NEWS! The Kimbell Art Museum — a Fort Worth Gem and easily one of the finest small art museums in the nation, has announced that their extraordinarly collection of Italian rennaisance paintings is sticking around for a few more weeks! The special exhibition Flesh...

10 Pairs of FREE TICKETS to Urban Artist Market!

THIS JUST IN! We've got 10 SETS OF FREE TICKETS to the Urban Artist Market! We'll send a set to each of the FIRST TEN SUBSCRIBERS that sign up for the giveaway.  Sign up ASAP!The Fourth Urban Artist Market will be held on July 17-18...

Sign up for the Stockyards Heritage Club!

The Stockyards Heritage Club kicks off this month — a free club for fans of the old west and legendary Fort Worth Stockyards. Each month members get free parking and exclusive deals designed to encourage and reward more of their visits. With something new literally...

Taste Community Restaurant opens PATIO!

We were thrilled when we heard about the reopening of Near Southside's Taste Community Restaurant, a "pay what you can afford" culinary experience designed to help feed and serve Tarrant County's food insecure population. The food is outstanding, and we highly...

The Modern announces July MODERN TV Screenings

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has played a huge role in placing Fort Worth on the map for Arts. While viewing their gallery and exploring museum is an unparalleled experience, they're always at work providing outstanding digital and virtual experiences.  This...

Eat Local | Eat Often

Buy a Tee — Save some Jobs! This has been a devastating year for the local culinary scene.  What's Up Fort Worth has been on the lookout for ways to #supportthefort and assist local restaurants with funds to stay afloat while we're social distancing.  We've partnered...

Fourth of July Fun and Fireworks!

  What’s Up —Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks The most complete list of Fourth of July fireworks displays and festivals in North Texas.  With changes daily in the safety protocols surrounding COVID-19, What’s Up Fort Worth suggests that you check the website for...

Main Street Arts Festival Cancelled

We love our city, and we love our amazing annual festivals. 2020 has been a tough year for a lot of reasons, but one of those is watching our friends make tough decisions to postpone our favorite annual events. This just in from Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. The board of...

Museum of Science & History postpones Reopen

UPDATED July 7: Given the spike in COVID-19 cases in the Metroplex during the last two weeks, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to delay the reopening of our Museum, originally planned for mid-July.  We have been preparing for our reopening since the...

Fossil Rim in the running for #1 Wildlife Center!

Fort Worth has a lot of outstanding opportunities to experience wildlife! With the #5 Zoo in the nation, we're already spoiled! But we've got a hiddin jewel in Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.  This week we discovered that Fossil Rim is in the running for USAToday's 10...